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Grants to New York Land Trusts to Appraise Farmland Being Considered for Development

Deadline 01/28/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to New York land trusts to cover the costs of appraisals for landowners seeking to donate or sell development rights on agricultural lands. Funding is intended to help local governments in their efforts to protect farmland. Eligible projects must have a site plan approved by the Department before re...

GrantWatch ID#: 184205

Grants to Arkansas Counties and Unincorporated Areas to Improve Rural Road Sytems

Deadline 03/07/19

Grants of up to $75,000 to Arkansas counties and unincorporated areas to improve unpaved roads in rural areas throughout the State. Applicants requesting more than $25,000 must first schedule a meeting with program staff. Required environmental training must be completed before applying. The purpose of this program is to e...

GrantWatch ID#: 177145

Grants to New York City Neighborhood Groups and Schools for Community Projects in Low-Income...

Deadline 01/21/19

Grants of up to $3,000 to New York City resident-led groups and schools for community improvement projects. Priority is given to Title I public schools and groups in low-income neighborhoods. Funding is intended for projects that engage local residents on a volunteer basis to improve the local quality of life. Projects...

GrantWatch ID#: 176991

Grants to California Nonprofits in San Francisco and Marin Counties to Promote Healthy Livin...

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that promote literacy for children in PreK-3, and healthy living for youth in San Francisco and Marin County. Funding may be used for programs that help children form critical thinking skills, prevent substance abuse for middle and/or high school youth, and to empow...

GrantWatch ID#: 173008

Grants to Nebraska and Kansas Individuals, Agencies, and Organizations to Promote the Produc...

Deadline 01/18/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Nebraska and Kansas individuals, government agencies, environmental groups, neighborhood organizations, and school representatives for projects that enable the production and use of biochar. Applicants must first contact the funding source before applying. Projects must use wood-based biochar...

GrantWatch ID#: 184149

Grants to Wayne County, Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Civic Groups to Create Community G...

Deadline 01/19/19

Grants to Wayne County, Michigan churches, nonprofit and civic organizations, schools, and community groups to create local community gardens. Funding is intended to provide eligible applicants with the opportunity to create fresh produce for local residents and assist low-income residents experiencing food insecurity. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144288

Grants to Bexley, Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Resi...

Deadline 03/15/19 LOI Date: 01/25/19

Grants to Bexley, Ohio nonprofit organizations and government agencies for community-oriented programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. To start the application process, a letter of intent must be submitted. The Foundation provides support through the funds listed below: Bexley Community Fund: Gift...

GrantWatch ID#: 178116

Grants to New York Farms to Expand Production and Support Profitability Using Innovative Tec...

Deadline 01/25/19

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 to New York farm operations to help farmers with less than 10 years' experience improve profitability. Program goals include the adaptation of innovative techniques that improve sustainability, and expanding and diversifying production. The grant fund will help farmers improve far...

GrantWatch ID#: 184524

Grant to an Alabama Nonprofit, IHE, or Business for Research on the Biofuels Industry

Deadline 01/25/19

Grant of $40,000 to an Alabama nonprofit, IHE, or business for research on Alabama's biofuels industry. Funding is intended for research that will explore the distribution and production of biofuels, unmet needs in the industry, potential markets, and an analysis of the current infrastructure. The Energy Division is sol...

GrantWatch ID#: 185036
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Program for Oklahoma Agricultural Producers to Incorporate the Use of Warm Season Cover Crops

Deadline 01/30/19

A program providing up to $115 per acre of land to Oklahoma agricultural producers to incorporate warm season cover crops into their farming operations. The purpose of this program is to demonstrate the economic feasibility of cover crops within the designated area of the state. Farmers will be provided with a conservation...

GrantWatch ID#: 171117

Grants to Kentucky Restaurants and Food Services to Reimburse Food Produced In-State

Deadline 01/30/19

Grants of up to $12,000 per year to Kentucky restaurants and food service businesses to reimburse the purchase or sale of agricultural products grown within the state. Applicants must request the qualifying status to be eligible for this program. This program helps qualifying participants enhance their products and menus w...

GrantWatch ID#: 176326

Grants to Utah Individuals, Nonprofits, and Businesses to Promote Clean, Fair Food, Convivial...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Utah individuals, nonprofit organizations, and locally owned small businesses for food-related projects that promote fair, clean, good food, conviviality, and cultural diversity. Priority will be given for projects that help enhance or increase: - Local skills and capacity - The availability of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143560

Grants to Gilroy, California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Culture, Health...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Gilroy, California nonprofits, schools, and city agencies for programs benefiting community residents. Areas of funding include civic, environmental, culture, education, health, recreation, technology, agriculture, and art. In reviewing grant applications, the Foundation gives consi...

GrantWatch ID#: 148876

Grants to USA Individuals and Students for Research on the Historical Use of Herbs

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA individuals and students for research pertaining to the historical use of herbs in a scientific, horticultural, or social context. Funding is intended to support short-term, small, self-contained research projects. For the purposes of this research, herb must be defined as historically useful ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159652

Grants to West Asheville, North Carolina Community Groups, Businesses, and Schools for Neigh...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $300 to West Asheville, North Carolina community groups, neighbor collaborations, schools, businesses, faith communities, and youth groups for community landscaping and beautification projects. Eligible projects are those utilizing edible landscaping, and that strive to beautify community areas such as boul...

GrantWatch ID#: 177135

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community, Environment, Education, and Econ...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to Alaska nonprofits in the Funding Source's service territory for programs in the areas of disaster relief, community services, economic development, education, leadership, and the environment. Eligible areas include Fairbanks, Nenana, Delta Junction, Healy, and Cantwell. GVEA also serves inter...

GrantWatch ID#: 179605
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In-Kind Grants to Georgia and California K-5 Schools in Eligible Areas to Establish Outdoor ...

Deadline 01/31/19

In-kind grants to Georgia and California public and public charter elementary schools in eligible regions to set up school gardens that will foster multidisciplinary learning. Teachers at recipient schools will be provided with lesson kits filled with supplies, hands-on training, a gardening curriculum aligned to national ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182185

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, Councils, and Public Power Entities to Assess the Energy Effic...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to USA and territories local and state governments, Tribes, IHEs, rural electric cooperatives, public power entities, and councils in eligible regions to assist rural small businesses and agricultural producers evaluate their energy efficiency. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The recip...

GrantWatch ID#: 184195
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Grants to Connecticut Farmers and Agricultural Cooperatives to Diversify Farm Operations

Deadline 02/14/19 Conference Date: 01/31/19

Grants of up to $49,999 to Connecticut agricultural producers and cooperatives to strengthen the economic viability of their operations. This program supports the diversification, expansion, and improvement of established farm operations, the transition to value-added agricultural production and sales, and the development ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169724
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 05/01/19 LOI Date: 02/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, envir...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142

Grants to Maine Classrooms and Groups for Gardening Education and Farming Projects for Child...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of up to $400 and grants of up to $1,200 to Maine classrooms or groups for gardening and farming projects that benefit children and schools. Funding is intended to support the following types of initiatives: field trips to local farms; the development of greenhouses and gardens in schools; cafeteria programs that so...

GrantWatch ID#: 173951

Grants to New York City Nonprofits for Environmental Projects and Education

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants ranging from $200 to $2,500 to New York City nonprofit organizations for environmental projects that showcase the beauty of the natural world for local residents. Funding is also available for educational activities that help citizens learn gardening skills, develop knowledge of and appreciation for nature, and supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 176956

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to Benefit Residents of Hampden and Hampshire Counties

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of up to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for residents in Hampden and Hampshire counties. Prospective applicants must prequalify prior to submitting an application. Proposals may be in the areas of youth development, education, health, arts, religion, environment, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177469

Grants to Kentucky Agricultural Producers and Organizations to Enhance Agricultural Operatio...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Kentucky agricultural producers and grants of up to $15,000 to qualifying agricultural organizations to promote the expansion of agriculture in the state, with an emphasis on underserved groups. Award decisions will be based upon the expected future impact on the production and sales of agricultur...

GrantWatch ID#: 181249
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applicants that address ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grants to Teton County, Wyoming Natural Resource Practitioners for Conservation and Sustaina...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to Teton County, Wyoming natural resource practitioners for conservation projects promoting the health and welfare of area residents and resources. Applicants must contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to provide support for technical and capital...

GrantWatch ID#: 182707
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Grants to USA Cooperatives to Support Community Projects and Develop Agricultural Leaders

Deadline 02/01/19

Matching grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA cooperatives to support neighborhood projects. Priority is given to projects that increase farming safety for rural communities and cultivate agricultural leaders. Successful projects previously supported include local 4-H and FFA programs and grain engulfment and fire ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183059

Grants to Colorado Tax Agencies in Eligible Communities to Construct and Maintain Public Re...

Deadline 02/01/19

Grants to Colorado tax agencies and districts in eligible communities, and government agencies and nonprofit organizations under their sponsorship, for the creation and maintenance of open areas accessible to the public. First-time applicants are required to contact staff prior to submitting an application. The Adams C...

GrantWatch ID#: 184989

Grants to Montana Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Enhance Specialty Crop Mark...

Deadline 02/06/19 Conference Date: 02/04/19

Grants starting at $15,000 to Montana nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, producer associations, community-based organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to develop markets for specialty crop growth within the state. Specialty crops include vegetable, fruits, dried fruits, peas and lentils, nursery cr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178446

Grants to Vermont Farmers for Water Quality Improvement Projects

Deadline 02/06/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $40,000 to Vermont farmers for projects to improve water quality. Funding is intended for farm infrastructure that will have a measurable and positive impact on the local water quality. Priority is given to livestock and dairy farms and to long-term investments. Eligible projects include: c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184111

Grants to California Agencies, Conservation Districts, and Tribes to Cleanup Illegal Disposa...

Deadline 02/07/19

Grants of up to $50,000 per site to California local governments, conservation districts, and tribes to cleanup illegal disposal sites located on ranch and farm properties. Eligible sites are those that are zoned for agricultural use, where illegal dumping has occurred, and where the waste is a nuisance, a public health an...

GrantWatch ID#: 160236

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Water Companies for Land and Natural R...

Deadline 02/07/19

Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and water companies for the acquisition of land for conservation purposes. Priority will be given to projects offering the highest recreational and conservation value. Funding is also available for projects in distressed municipalities to enhance open space in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177156

Grants to Eligible New York Municipalities for Planning and Conservation Projects in the Hud...

Deadline 02/08/19

Grants to eligible New York municipalities to develop plans and projects that address conservation goals for the Hudson River Valley area. Eligible projects include regional planning, the protection of natural and cultural resources, economic development, increasing public access, and heritage and environmental education. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180428
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Grants to Vermont Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Arts, Environmental, Human Needs, a...

Deadline 02/13/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Vermont nonprofits, public institutions, and agencies for programming in rural areas that focus on education, food systems, agricultural preservation, historic preservation, cultural resources and promotion of the arts, the environment, and social services. Priority is given to smal...

GrantWatch ID#: 180390

Grants to Oklahoma PreK-12 Educators for Programs that Promote Agricultural Literacy in Scho...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of $500 to Oklahoma PreK-12 educators for programs that integrate agricultural literacy into the classroom curriculum. Projects must support students' understanding of the fiber and food system. Funding may be used for teaching supplies, food items for lesson activities, classroom equipment, and children's books. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 149414
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth-Led Programs that Address Nutrition, Food Secu...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for youth-led programs that support food-related community activities. The public will participate in selecting finalist applicants. Funding is intended for long ranging initiatives that strengthen communities, empower residents, and serve those most in need. The organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 185091
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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Agriculture, Workforce Training, and Emp...

Deadline 02/21/19

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits and government agencies for programs that expand local agriculture, prepare residents to join the workforce, and create new opportunities for local employment, particularly in health care. Eligible projects are those that benefit tobacco-dependent, economically distressed, and/or rural c...

GrantWatch ID#: 179845
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Wage Subsidies to Canada Agencies, Indigenous Communities, and Sector Organizations that Emp...

Deadline 02/22/19

Wage subsidies of up to $5,712 per youth to Canada nonprofits, municipalities, Indigenous communities, and other organizations that offer green jobs to local youth. Funding is intended to include high school and post-high school youth in a variety of settings, including rural, remote, urban, and Indigenous communities. Eff...

GrantWatch ID#: 184125
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Grants to New Jersey and Pennsylvania Organizations to Enhance Public Spaces in Camden and Ph...

Deadline 04/05/19 LOI Date: 02/23/19

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey organizations for projects that improve and increase access to public spaces and parks, especially in low or moderate income communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for parks, libraries, recreation ce...

GrantWatch ID#: 179166
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Award to a Louisiana PreK-12 Teacher for Integrating Agricultural Learning in the Classroom

Deadline 03/01/19

Award to a Louisiana PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding efforts to integrate agricultural principals into the general curricula. The purpose of this award is to highlight a teacher who is instilling in his or her students the importance of agriculture. Innovative, interdisciplinary, and integrated programs are encour...

GrantWatch ID#: 179093
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In-Kind Grants to Utah Public Elementary Schools for Projects that Teach Children About Trees...

Deadline 03/01/19

In-kind grants to Utah public elementary schools to help students learn about and plant trees on school property. Funding is intended to inspire students to be stewards of their local environments. In addition to providing tree donations, program staff will teach students about the benefit of trees, how to properly plant t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183182
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Grants to Arkansas Rural County Fairs to Improve Fairgrounds and Facilities

Deadline 03/07/19

Grants of up to $4,000 per fiscal year to Arkansas rural county fairs for projects that improve fairgrounds and facilities. Funding is available for renovations, general improvements, and construction projects, as well as the purchase of items that directly improve county fair buildings or services. Examples of eligibl...

GrantWatch ID#: 177146
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Grant to a Louisville, Kentucky School or Nonprofit to Establish a School-Based Gardening Pro...

Deadline 03/10/19

Grant totaling $5,000 to a Louisville, Kentucky school or nonprofit for a school-based gardening project. Funding is intended to promote universal access to healthy, ecologically sound food sources. Eligible projects are those that are focused on connecting and engaging children with fresh fruits and vegetables. Priori...

GrantWatch ID#: 177438

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits for Conservation Awareness and Public Use of Land

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants of $10,000 and grants of $25,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations in Chatham, Durham, Orange, and Wake counties for projects that improve conservation awareness and sustainable land practices for the benefit of all local residents. Funding is intended for conservation education, advocacy, community activiti...

GrantWatch ID#: 154730
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Grants to Idaho Teachers and Youth Educators to Support Forest-Related Educational Programs

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants of up to $250 to Idaho teachers and youth educators to support Idaho educational programs that teach youth about forestry. Priority will be given to projects that bring youth to a forest, involve a forester, logger, or other natural resource worker, or that promote a visit to a facility that processes or uses wood p...

GrantWatch ID#: 178221

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals for Research Projects Related ...

Deadline 03/18/19

Grants of up $7,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, or individuals for research projects related to local oral history. Topics chosen for research projects should have particular relevance or significance to the State. Funding is intended for travel and subsistence, supplies, stipends, and video history. Funding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178863
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Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals to Transcribe Local Oral Histor...

Deadline 03/18/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, and individuals to help record local oral history interviews through cataloging or documentation. Qualified interviews should be on a topic that the funding source considers to be a priority research topic and which are located in Kentucky repositories. Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 178905
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Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals to Digitally Protect Oral Hist...

Deadline 03/18/19

Grants of up to $3,500 to Kentucky nonprofits, organizations, and individuals to help digitally protect local oral history interviews. Qualified interviews should be on a topic that the funding source considers a priority research topic or whose media is in threat of information loss or in a state of deterioration. The dig...

GrantWatch ID#: 178906
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Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 03/25/19

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. The contest is intended to encourage educators to teach their students by means of hands-on activities about recycling, sustainability, and environmental stewardship. The 2018-2019 Carton 2 Ga...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Grants to Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming Nonprofits for Environmental Conservation and Outreach

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming nonprofit organizations for specific conservation programs, campaigns, and projects. Applicants seeking multi-year support must contact program staff prior to applying. Activities must serve the State of Montana or the portions of Wyoming and Idaho within the Greater Y...

GrantWatch ID#: 178295